Co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, Linda Sarsour, to speak at UMass Friday

Linda Sarsour will present at Mahar Auditorium on organizing during the Trump era.

Jose Antonio Vargas speaks on immigration, race and what it means to be an American

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist speaks at UMass.

MASSPIRG holds panel to discuss solutions for high textbook prices

A panel was held to discuss the library’s Open Textbook Initiative.

‘Girls’ characters mature with their style

As the series ‘Girls’ has matured, so have the styles.

Best-selling author Roxane Gay talks about modern day feminism at Mount Holyoke College

Gay referred to the President Trump era as “the age of American disgrace.”

Politics are too much

Emilia Beuger describes her disenchantment with the current state of politics in this country.

UMass professor receives national recognition for climate change paper

Robert DeConto, a professor in the geosciences department, has been featured in 386 news stories for his paper ‘Contribution of Antarctica to past and future sea-level rise.’

Two UMass professors named to list of ‘radicals’

A non-profit conservative organization named two UMass professors to its Professor Watchlist.

Was sharing Donald Trump’s tax returns worth jail time?

New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet and others risk imprisonment for publishing Trump’s tax returns, but Laura Handly argues that they were within their rights.

Barbie’s best new accessory is inclusivity?

Mattel revamps brand to be more realistic

UMass economist’s support of Bernie Sanders’economic plan receives national attention

Other experts say Gerald Friedman, who predicted that Sanders’ economic plan would create considerable growth, has made ‘extreme’ claims.

Civil rights activist Cornel West to speak at Smith College

West will examine the United States’ current racial issues during a lecture at Smith College on Thursday.

Leonardo DiCaprio: Examining an illustrious, extensive career

Jen Potluri gives an overview of the well-lauded actor’s rise and major roles.

Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault

In the wake of dozens of allegations made by over 50 women, UMass graduate Bill Cosby faces his first criminal charges.

Kurt Cobain’s new ‘solo album’ is a disappointing act of exploitation and opportunism

The release of the late rock icon’s home demos and audio collages hopefully marks the very bottom of the barrel.

We can’t end capitalism, but we can change

Even if capitalism is morally unsound, it’s the system we have and we can’t change it. However, we can change society, writs Benjamin Clabault

Pepper spray incident deemed unacceptable

Earlier this month, police officers at the University of California, Davis, released a 190-page report stating the incident involving police officers pepper spraying Occupy protestors on campus was preventable and should not have happened, according to the New York Times.

Who Burnt the Koran?

UMass history professor Daniel Gordon explores the connection between military ignorance and the gaps in academic curriculums.

Strategies Over Willpower

Collegian columnist Cassie Jeon discusses helpful tips to staying on those New Year’s resolutions.

The gender gap, Wikipedia, and online registration

Matt Robare explores several issues concerning the Internet, logging into news sites, and the gender gap.